Attempts to resolve an ongoing neighbourhood row over parking outside a city boozer have led to a public meeting being called to allow folk to voice their frustrations. 

This is the second time locals have been invited to talks amid their continued dispute with Wetherspoons over parking at the Whiffler, on the Hellesdon side of Boundary Road.

Norwich Evening News: Parking outside the pub has been described as horrendousParking outside the pub has been described as horrendous (Image: William Warnes)

An initial meeting was held in August after neighbours said they were being “trapped” inside their homes by drivers parking on the street to visit the pub.

No immediate solution was found during the first talks, but locals vowed to “keep the pressure” on Wetherspoons over the issue.

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During the pandemic, the Whiffler sacrificed more than 20 of its car parking spaces to provide additional outdoor seating.

But the pub then decided to make this change permanent - a move locals say has shunted parking onto streets and kerbs instead.

Norwich Evening News: The Whiffler in HellesdonThe Whiffler in Hellesdon (Image: William Warnes)

The second meeting, due to be held on Monday 25 in the Hellesdon Community Centre, will include representatives from police, highways, and licensing officers - along with bosses from the Whiffler and locals.

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"We felt it was important to have a robust meeting with people who can provide answers," said councillor Lacey Douglass, who represents the area for Broadland District Council.

"All parties recognise we must find a workable solution that suits everyone."

Norwich Evening News: Cllr Lacey DouglassCllr Lacey Douglass (Image: Lacey Douglass)

It is understood that converting land to the rear of The Whiffler into additional parking and the potential addition of double yellow lines have been discussed as viable solutions.

In the meantime, a notice asking people to be more considerate of the neighbourhood has been put up outside the pub.

A spokesman for Wetherspoons previously said: "While there may be other reasons contributing to local parking problems, we are looking at possible solutions to help resolve the issue and will continue to work with the local community, many of whom use the pub."